The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 181 185 190
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 76 81 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.86% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.92% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 22
Average daily rate £200 £200 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £123 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £330 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £228 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 11
Average hourly rate £11.92 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.34% +15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7953 8828 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.19% 93.80% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 4748 4160
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 432 468
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 20 £150 -14.28% 14
Buckinghamshire +24 15 £250 - 8
Hampshire +12 15 £263 -12.50% 16
Surrey -3 10 £195 -17.89% 23
West Sussex +11 6 £273 +84.74% 8
Oxfordshire -4 3 £90 -55.00% 11
Kent -8 3 £163 +30.00% 7
Sussex -2 1 £188 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 33 (19.64%) Project Management
2 31 (18.45%) Finance
3 24 (14.29%) Java
4 23 (13.69%) Linux
4 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (11.90%) Windows
6 19 (11.31%) PRINCE2
6 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.71%) SQL
8 17 (10.12%) HTML
9 16 (9.52%) CSS
9 16 (9.52%) Degree
10 14 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 13 (7.74%) SAP
11 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
12 12 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
13 11 (6.55%) C#
13 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
14 10 (5.95%) WebSphere
15 9 (5.36%) SC Cleared
15 9 (5.36%) MS Office
15 9 (5.36%) XML
16 8 (4.76%) Migration
16 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (4.76%) PHP
16 8 (4.76%) .NET
16 8 (4.76%) Project Planning
16 8 (4.76%) Data Centre

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.17%) Apache
2 7 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.38%) Confluence
3 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.79%) IIS
4 3 (1.79%) WordPress
5 2 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) Moodle
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.36%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS Project
4 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.19%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.19%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.60%) Primavera
2 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.60%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.60%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.19%) Office 365
1 2 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Intranet
2 3 (1.79%) HTTP
2 3 (1.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) LAN
2 3 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) ATM
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.60%) MPLS
3 1 (0.60%) MVNO
3 1 (0.60%) NAS
3 1 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) VoIP
3 1 (0.60%) VoLTE
3 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.19%) OLAP
5 2 (1.19%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.19%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.19%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) OLTP
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Introscope
2 4 (2.38%) JIRA
2 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.19%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.19%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) NuGet
5 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (18.45%) Finance
2 12 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.12%) HTML
2 16 (9.52%) CSS
3 9 (5.36%) XML
4 8 (4.76%) .NET
5 5 (2.98%) HTML5
5 5 (2.98%) SOAP
6 4 (2.38%) jQuery
6 4 (2.38%) Spring
7 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.79%) CSS3
7 3 (1.79%) RESTful
7 3 (1.79%) Web Services
7 3 (1.79%) XSLT
8 2 (1.19%) LESS
8 2 (1.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.19%) REST
8 2 (1.19%) Sass
8 2 (1.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (1.19%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.98%) User Experience
4 3 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.19%) PMI
5 2 (1.19%) Statistics
6 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.60%) FMCG
6 1 (0.60%) Life Science
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Telematics
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Linux
2 20 (11.90%) Windows
3 7 (4.17%) Unix
4 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) HPUX
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) Project Management
2 19 (11.31%) PRINCE2
3 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (4.76%) Change Control
4 8 (4.76%) Migration
4 8 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.17%) ITIL
6 6 (3.57%) Validation
7 5 (2.98%) CRM
7 5 (2.98%) Data Migration
7 5 (2.98%) ETL
7 5 (2.98%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (2.98%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (2.98%) Risk Management
7 5 (2.98%) Workflow
8 4 (2.38%) Front End Development
8 4 (2.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.29%) Java
2 18 (10.71%) SQL
3 14 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.55%) C#
5 8 (4.76%) PHP
6 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.79%) C++
7 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.19%) Python
8 2 (1.19%) Ruby
8 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.19%) VB
8 2 (1.19%) VBA
8 2 (1.19%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) ABAP
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.52%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.79%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.79%) PMP
6 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) APMP
7 1 (0.60%) CBAP
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) GxP
2 5 (2.98%) SLA
3 2 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.19%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) NFS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) CA Wily
2 4 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Simpana
Vendors
1 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.74%) SAP
3 7 (4.17%) CA
3 7 (4.17%) Remedy
4 6 (3.57%) Oracle
5 4 (2.38%) HP
5 4 (2.38%) IBM
6 3 (1.79%) VMware
7 2 (1.19%) NCR
7 2 (1.19%) Twitter
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) CommVault
8 1 (0.60%) ILOG
8 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.60%) Sun
8 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
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